Sunday, September 10

1:00pm - 5:00pm
Special Interest Group (SIG) - Higher Education (Pre-registration required)

Join us for an interactive session with your peers and our Higher Education services leaders where you will learn about best practices and opportunities to improves your processes - We will cover the following:

  • Card program integrations
  • Non-Employee and Group Travel
  • Fraud prevention
  • Traveler Risk Management
  • Best Practices: Post Go-Live

We’d also love to see you in your school colors – feel free to show this conference how Spirit Wear is done! You can be sure we’ll have a prize or two for the most decked out!

3:00pm - 5:00pm
Special Interest Group (SIG) - Large Law Firms (Pre-registration required)

Join us for an interactive session with your peers and our law firm specialists, where you will learn about opportunities to improve your processes through integrations and current best practices to let your business flow. Learn about the following:

  • Credit card integrations
  • Travel agency integrations
  • Best Practices

Throw your business card in our fishbowl to enter a drawing where three of you will win a great prize!

3:00pm - 5:00pm
ANALYTICS: Getting Started Training (Pre-registration required; bring your own laptop)

Analytics can help provide your organization valuable information that can help in making data-driven decisions. This program focuses on giving you the tools to get you up and running on Chrome River ANALYTICS. Get an overview of the ANALYTICS Dashboard and details of new enhancements to existing standard reports for EXPENSE and INVOICE

2:00pm - 5:00pm
ANALYTICS: Advanced Deep-dive Training (Pre-registration required; bring your own laptop)

Already know the basics of our ANALYTICS feature? Join us for a deep-dive into how to design design detailed reports on expenses, change the elements in your report, create filters and date parameters, and use the define fields to calculate date differences. We'll also cover exporting to Excel and sharing your report with others. This course is recommended for more advanced ANALYTICS users and report writers.

2:00pm - 5:00pm
Consultant's Corner - Book One-on-One Time with a Chrome River Expert (Pre-registration recommended)
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Welcome Reception

Monday, September 11

7:45am - 8:30am
Continental Breakfast
8:30am - 8:40am
Welcome to CASCADE 2017 - Let Business Flow
8:40am - 9:30am
General Session – Conference Keynote - CEO Alan Rich

We are in an era where technology is helping organizations get smarter about the way they do business. In this year's opening keynote, our CEO and Co-founder Alan Rich will share how this goal to work smarter is sparking innovation at Chrome River.

9:30am - 10:30am
General Session - Exciting New Things Flowing from The River

At Chrome River we're always moving, always evolving. Learn about the latest news flowing from the River from our growing team to new initiatives - all happening in an effort to provide the most value to help our customers let business flow.

10:30am - 11:00am
Morning Coffee and Exhibit Hall Break
11:00am - 12:15am
General Session - Hear from your Peers - Customer Panel on the Good, the Bad and the Ugly on Expense Management Best Practices

Join our panel of finance leaders across various industries as they discuss their experiences with Expense Management automation. The panel will share their successful and not so successful strategies when it comes to Expense Management.

12:15pm - 1:30pm
Lunch - Birds-of-a-Feather Groups and Visit Exhibit Hall
1:30pm - 2:30pm
Breakout 1 - The Debut of the New INVOICE

In this session Chrome River's Director of Product Management, Dan Humbert, will walk you through the latest and greatest enhancement to our INVOICE product.

In addition, we will explore critical insights from our A/P Survey—which polled many of our INVOICE customers. We’ll discuss best practices and review shifts taking place across the A/P landscape.

Breakout 2 - Uncovering the Power of Data Analysis to Let Your Business Flow

Many organizations struggle with visibility into spend. With this visibility, organizations can identify problem areas and take action to better manage expenses. Join this session to learn more about how Chrome River ANALYTICS lets business flow.

2:30pm - 3:30pm
Breakout 1 - The True Value of P-Cards and Statement Reconciliation

Are you looking for a way to maximize efficiency while managing company expenses? Check out this session to learn about how commercial cards and automated statement reconciliation can help you achieve maximum efficiency.

Breakout 2 - Discover Fresh New Tools for Self Service Administration

Do you ever get tired of the middleman? Well we have developed some exciting self-service configuration features that will help cut out the middleman and increase efficiency. Join us to learn about new capabilities that will empower your finance teams to take control and improve visibility, agility and problem resolution.

3:30pm - 4:00pm
Afternoon Snack and Exhibit Hall Break
4:00pm - 5:30pm
General Session - Entering Expenses has Never been this much Fun!

Want to get an update on the newest enhancements and features in EXPENSE? Join our session to get a comprehensive update on everything that is new with EXPENSE in the past year. Learn about what we’ve done and where we are headed.

6:30pm - 10:00pm
"Chromie" Awards Dinner and Special Entertainment

Tuesday, September 12

7:45am - 8:30am
Continental Breakfast
8:30am - 9:30am
Day Two Keynote
9:30am - 10:30am
General Session - You Can Make Our Favorite Features Yours!

Join us for a fun interactive session where we share some of our favorite Chrome River features. We will also show you how to best leverage these exciting features so you can get the most out of these capabilities.

10:30am - 11:00am
Morning Coffee and Exhibit Hall Break
11:00am - 12:00pm
Breakout 1 - 6 Ways to Gain Flexibility, Value and Profitability through Integration

Integrations are one of the most critical ways to extend the value of your EXPENSE and INVOICE solutions. Learn about how we’ve partnered with industry leaders to help you drive business results.

Breakout 2 - Do you Really know the True Cost of Your Travel and Expense Program?

Do you know the true cost of your travel program? The figure that your travel agency provides may give you the cost of your flights, hotels and car rentals, that is only a piece of the puzzle. Learn how Chrome River and TCG partner to help you manage programs that can help your organization capture, control and optimize total program spend.

12:00pm - 1:00pm
Lunch and Visit Exhibit Hall
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Breakout 1 - Revealing the Power of our New Salesforce Service Cloud Help Desk

We made a big change this year to provide you the very best in support - Salesforce Service Cloud. Learn more about how to leverage our new Help Desk tool to resolve your issues quickly and efficiently so you can get back to the important stuff to let your business flow.

Breakout 2 - The Present and Future of Electronic Invoicing: How eInvoicing Can Transform How You Do Business

From increased efficiency to reduced costs, the benefits of e-invoicing are undeniable. Join us to learn more about the current and future state of e-invoicing and how Chrome River's capabilities can help take your business to the next level.

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Breakout 1 - Fireside Chat: Jump on a Magic Carpet Ride to the Future of Expense Management

The expense world is constantly evolving and we are evolving with it. Learn about the future of expense management and how we are taking strides to get you to the next level of expense management. Audience participation a must!

Breakout 2 - You Asked, We're Delivering: ANALYTICS Advanced Features

As businesses rely more and more on analytics to keep abreast of important trends and make data-driven decisions, Chrome River is committed to providing our customers with the best in analytics. Join us as we walk through how to best utilize our robust reporting functionality to help you make better business decisions to let business flow.

3:00pm - 3:30pm
Afternoon Snack and Exhibit Hall Break
3:30pm - 4:30pm
General Session Panel - Give it your Best Shot: "Stump the Experts"

Join us for a fun, interactive session where you get to ask the Chrome River Experts your burning questions. Bring your best and see if you can stump the experts!

4:30pm - 5:00pm
Closing Remarks from CEO Alan Rich
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